Thursday, September 28, 2006

Here's what's going on in Harlem this weekend.

Here's what's going on in Harlem this weekend.
Harlem One Stop's Restaurant Pick of the Week:
Baton Rouge!

Baton Rouge Restaurant (New Orleans Style)
458 West 145th Street (bet. Convent & Amsterdam)
New York, NY 10031 Every Wednesday night is special at Baton Rouge: Mardi Gras after work every Wednesday Live music Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Sunday Dinner & Gospel Brunch.
The First Annual International Book Festival Up South Book Festival @Harlem Stage
Presented by Up South, Inc.
Friday, September 29 @ 11 am

Aaron Davis Hall / Harlem Stage
138 Convent Avenue
(West 135th Street and Convent Avenue)
New York, NY 10031 Three days and nights celebrating world culture. Native American, Asian American, African American writers, artists and thinkers presenting their best from the page on the stage. Confirmed guests include Guillermo Arriaga, Olu Dara, Ruby Dee, Toure, Jewell Parker Rhodes, Leela James, Greg Tate & Burnt Sugar, and more..

Visit official website for schedule.

King Lear, Marat Sade, Sophocles' Elektra
Use code ''1STOP'' for 20% off the Classical Theatre of Harlem's 2006-07 Season!
Presented by Classical Theatre of Harlem
Friday, September 29 through Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Harlem School of the Arts
645 St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10030 The Classical Theatre of Harlem kicks off it's 8th season with three ground-breaking plays: Shakespeare's timeless classic, KING LEAR; the Tony Award Winning, MARAT SADE; and an Afro-Caribbean dance adaptation of Sophocles' ELEKTRA.

Classical Theatre of Harlem was recently named ''1 of 8 theatres to watch in America'' by The Drama League. Take part of Harlem's professional theater movement for 20% off purchase of Season Tickets. SPECIAL OFFER.

Feast of St. Francis: Blessing of the Animals @Cathederal of St John the Divine
Saturday, September 30 @ 10 am
Sunday, October 1 @ 11 am

Cathedral of St John the Divine, The
1047 Amsterdam Avenue at W. 112th Street
New York, NY 10025 Two days of festivities for families and kids. On Saturday, St. Francis Day Mask Making workshop. $5 per child, with adult. On Sunday, there is a fair on Cathedral grounds.

All That Jazz and More...
Presented by Harlem One Stop Tours
Friday, September 29 @ 6 pm
Meeting Location/Start of Tour:
EZ Woodshed, 2236 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. (7th Ave) , Between 131st and 132nd Streets New York, NY 10027
212-283-5299 phone Join us for a tour of the Harlem jazz district that boasts an ongoing legacy of jazz sites dating back to the dawn of the Harlem Renaissance. Your jazz guide will point out the original ''Swing Street'' where Billie Holliday was discovered, the site of the legendary Tree of Hope, The Hoofers Club, and all the spots where everyone from Fats Waller and Louis Armstrong to Charlie Parker and Joe Williams used to hang out and play. Dinner and Live Jazz will cap the evening!

Algernon Miller: Legacies Artist's Central Park Walk and Talk
Presented by New York Historical Society
Saturday, September 30 @ 2 pm
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center
Inside the Park at 110th Street
Bet. Fifth and Lenox Avenues
New York, NY Legacies Artist’s Central Park Walk and Talk Speaker: Algernon Miller - Site Design Artist for Frederick Douglass Circle
Series: New-York Historical Society Walking Tour: Rain or Shine
Date & Time: Saturday, September 30, 2006 2:00PM
For Resrevations Contact:(212) 873-3400

ATOMIC JUNCTION: Two Views Of West Africa
Through Monday, October 30
Museum of Art and Origins
430 West 162nd Street
New York, NY 10032 by Frank Stewart & Carolyn Appel

Opening Reception: September 23rd from 4-6pm

This exhibition of photographs by Frank Stewart, Senior Photographer for Jazz at Lincoln Center and colleague, Carolyn Appel, examines the interaction of photographer and subject in the life of markets and villages in Ghana and Mali.

--George Nelson Preston, Ph.D.
Author: Kevin Powell, Someday We'll all Be Free
Tuesday, October 3 @ 6:30 pm

Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe
2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd
Between 124th and 125th Streets
New York, NY 10027 The most blistering book yet from an author equally recognized for intellectual rigor and scalding rhetoric, ''Someday We'll All Be Free'' firmly establishes why Powell is widely considered one of America's brightest leaders and thinkers.
Harlem International Film Festival
Thursday, October 5 through Sunday, October 8

HIFF - Harlem International Film Festival
New York, NY Committed to exhibiting, and encouraging the production of thought-provoking, entertaining films, the Festival offers features, documentaries, shorts, youth films, animated works, panel discussions and the Renaissance Awards.

In addition to showcasing some of the best films from around the world, the Festival also features the Harlem Spotlight, which highlights films produced or directed by Harlem residents, films shot in Harlem, or films about Harlem and its history.

Afro Cuban & Brazilian Jazz
Through Thursday, September 27, 2007
$15, $10 before 7:00
Tribal Spears Gallery & Cafe
2167 Frederick Douglas Blvd. (8th Avenue)
bet. W. 117th & W 116th
New York, NY 10026 Jazz Jazz Le Jazz Hot!! AFRO CUBAN & BRAZILIAN JAZZ featuring Hector Martignon's Foreign Affair Quintet Every Wednesday doors open at 6:30, Music begins at 7:15 pm Admission: $15, $3 discount with Evite or flyer. (Print Harlem One Stop web page and use as flyer)

Earlybird Special: Arrive before 7:00 pm $10

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